Last updated: 25th of May 2018
POCKETBOOK INTERNATIONAL SA , (collectively, ”PocketBook”, “we”, “us” or “our”) maintain our websites including https://www.pocketbook.ch, https://bookland.com, https://readrate.com and our other related websites, mobile applications, Readers, and other services (collectively, the “Services”). We, along with our vendors, use a variety of technologies to learn more about how people use the Services. You can find out more about these technologies and how to control them in the information below. This Cookie and Tracking Technologies Notice is the part of our Privacy Notices.
Cookies & Other Tracking Technologies: How We Use Them
Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used by online service providers in order to (for example) make their websites or services work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.
We use both session and persistent tracking technologies. Tracking technologies (e.g., Cookies) can either be persistent (i.e., they remain on your computer until you delete them) or temporary (i.e., they last only until you close your browser).
We also use first and third-party cookies. First party cookies are used and controlled by us to provide services for the Services. Third-party cookies are controlled by third-parties, mostly for analytics purposes.
Our Services use the following categories of Cookies:
Your Cookie Choices & How to Opt-Out
Most browsers are initially set up to accept HTTP Cookies. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies and how to disable existing cookies. For more information about HTTP cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies
Controlling the HTML5 local storage on your browser depends on which browser you use. For more information regarding your specific browser please consult the browser’s website (often in the Help section).
Please note, however, that without HTTP cookies and HTML5 local storage, you may not be able to take full advantage of all the features of our Services and some parts of the Services may not function properly.
You can also disable analytics for mobile apps from the settings screen on your mobile device.
Cookies & Tracking Technologies Used on Pocketbook’s Services
The following table sets out details of the some of the individual cookies/ tracking solutions we use and the purposes for which we use them.
We are not responsible for third-party sites and their privacy practices as it relates to opt-outs from tracking activities. The following third-parties that collect information from you on our Services have provided notices that you may obtain information on their policies and practices, and in some instances, opt-out of certain of their activities, as follows:
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
Analytics and Performance Related
We keep track of your reading activity to provide you with information such as reading stats, and improve personalized book recommendations. If you would like to turn it off on your Reader, you may do so via Settings > Reading Settings > Track Reading Activity.
We may amend this Cookie and Tracking Technologies Notice from time to time, for example, because our website or the rules relating to cookies change. We reserve the right to amend the content of the Cookie Notice and the cookies included in the lists at any time and without notice. The new Cookie Notice will be effective upon posting. If you do not agree to the revised notice, you should alter your preferences, or consider stopping using the PocketBook pages. By continuing to access or make use of our services after the changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Cookie Notice. You can consult this web page for the latest version.
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